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Hypercalcemia And Diagnostic Algorithm

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A 28yr Old Man Comes To Your Office Complaining Of 5 Day History Of Nausea

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Solitary Pulmonary Nodule

The solitary pulmonary nodule is defined as a nodule surrounded by normal parenchyma. Approximately 35 of solitary pulmonary nodules are malignant. Proper management of a solitary nodule in an individual patient depends on a variety of elements age, risk factors, presence of calcifications, and size of the nodule. The presence and type of calcification on a solitary pulmonary nodule can be helpful. Popcorn and bull's-eye calcifications suggest a benign process. In low-risk patients i.e age 35...

Comprehension Questions

29.1 An 18-year-old with a 1-week history of fever, headache, increasing confusion, and lethargy presents to the emergency room. His physical examination is normal, and he has no focal neurologic signs. CT scan of his head is negative. An LP reveals a WBC count of 250 mm with 78 lymphocytes and 500 red blood cells (RBCsVmm-1 in tube 1 and 630 mm3 in tube 2. No organisms are seen on Gram stain. Which of the following is the best next step A. Intravenous ceftriaxone, acyclovir, and vancomycin D....

Answers To Case 17 Acute Renal Failure

Summary A 54-year-old diabetic male is receiving medical therapy consisting of oral aspirin, beta-blockers. ACE inhibitor, and intravenous nitroglycerin for treatment of his angina and hypertension. He undergoes coronary angiography, which reveals no significant stenosis. He is normotensive. His funduscopic examination shows dot hemorrhages and hard exudates, evidence of diabetic retinopathy. In this setting, the baseline elevated creatinine level on admission likely represents diabetic...